“As has already been mentioned, he increased his assistance to Africa until the time he went into office to more than $90 billion,” Carter said. “That’s an increase of 640%. That is development assistance. He established a program. There was 6,000 people being treated for HIV. Two million when he left office. At this new institute he has a program called pink ribbon and red ribbon.
He added: “That is something that is dear to my heart and I know means a lot to millions of people in africa. I am filled with admiration for you and deep gratitude for you. Thank you very much.”